Adrianus Melman

Male12 February 1855–13 October 1897

Brief Life History of Adrianus

When Adrianus Melman was born on 12 February 1855, in Arendonk, Antwerp, Belgium, his father, Petrus Melman, was 27 and his mother, Cornelia Compier, was 23. He married Catharina van Dril on 4 October 1883, in Heemstede, North Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He registered for military service in 1875. He died on 13 October 1897, in Bloemendaal, Gouda, South Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 42.

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Adrianus Melman
Catharina van Dril
Marriage: 4 October 1883
Petrus Adrianus Melman
Adrianus Jacobus Melman
Cornelia Alida Melman
Johanna Geertruida Melman
Jacoba Alida Melman

Sources (20)

  • Adrianus Melman, "Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1588-1913"
  • Adrianus Melman in entry for Johanna Geertruida Melman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Adrianus Melman in entry for Petrus Adrianus Melman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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  • Marriage
    4 October 1883Heemstede, North Holland, Netherlands
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (5)


    Age 8

    The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.

    1870 · Amstel Brewery

    Age 15

    Amstel Brewery was founded on June 11, 1870, in Amsterdam. It is named after the Amstel River which served for refrigeration. They use ice from canals to help keep their brews cold.


    Age 18

    The Dutch began colonization efforts in Aceh province (Indonesia), which led to a decades-long war.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Avi, Itta, Jakov, Meyer, Yakov, Zelig. Russian Arkady, Gennadiy, Mikhail, Yefim.

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a miller or flour merchant, a variant of Mehlmann (see Mehlman ).

    Dutch: variant of Van Melle (see Melle 6).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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